New team members in development, people operations and sponsorship, and the creation of a new community journalism position, are designed to ensure the nonprofit news organization is best positioned to thrive.
We’re seeking a thoughtful, proactive, highly organized newsroom leader to join our nonprofit news outlet.
For the next two years, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative will help us bring a science-driven approach to our reporting on one of Oakland’s serious public health issues.
The Riders Come Out at Night, co-authored by Ali Winston, reports untold stories of brutality, corruption, and attempted reform in OPD.
Two months after Election Day, a school board race is still undecided. Lawsuits and a possible recount loom. The Oaklandside reconstructed how we got here.
Allyssa Victory almost didn’t end up on the ballot, but her campaign’s supporters propelled Thao to victory in the ranked-choice runoff.
You can’t buy favorable coverage. And you can’t write us a big check without us disclosing it. More on our nonprofit newsroom’s editorial firewall in this election and beyond.
Fermoso will continue his outstanding coverage of road safety and more as a staff reporter while DeBolt moves on to become an editor with BANG.
Strange creatures lurking beneath Lake Merritt, secret stairs, the closures of iconic Oakland restaurants, staying safe during the pandemic, and more.
The event returned to East Oakland after a year off due to the pandemic, joined by the Indigenous Red Market.
Nuestra sala de redacción se esfuerza por informar responsablemente y con mucho cuidado sobre la vida de aquellas personas afectadas por violencia. Queríamos compartir más sobre nuestro enfoque de esta historia.
Striving to report responsibly on the lives of people impacted by violence requires great care. We wanted to share more on our approach to this story.
With support from the San Francisco Foundation, we’re working with paid community advisors to help us track and grow the impact of our journalism.
The Oaklandside is launching a text number to help English speakers ask questions and get new info. Our partner El Tímpano serves Spanish-speaking residents with its own text service.
These Oakland volunteer efforts and nonprofits want you to know they’re still accepting in-kind or cash donations for winter efforts.
There are 17 drop boxes across Oakland, and 66 across Alameda County. You can use any of them. Don’t forget to sign your envelope first!
Oakland designer Mike Nicholls on why the latest issue of Umber, the “creative thinker’s graphic journal,” focuses on sports, athletics, and movement.
We want to make it easy to understand our process. Here’s what we’re looking for, and how we’ll support you.
News organizations don’t always tell you—or know—what drives their decisions. We wanted to share.
Hundreds of Oaklanders told us what they want from local journalism. Here’s what we learned.